Model Resignation Letter Sample
Re:Termination of Professional Services to [Client]
[Accounting Firm] was engaged by [Client] to [insert services provided].
Thisletterconfirmsthateffective [Date], [AccountingFirm] resignsfromall
certain aspects ofsomematters[Accounting Firm]wasworkingonwerenot
accordingly, is not responsible for completing any unfinished work. [Client]
new accountants] unfinished and “as is.”
[AccountingFirm]agreestocooperatewith [Client’s] newaccountantstoa
future needs. [Accounting Firm]agrees to give[Client’s]new accountants access to its
workpapers (if access is requested) and provide copies of the workpapers as
Firm’s] workpapers are the exclusive property of [Accounting Firm].
Since someprofessional services remainunfinished, it isimportant toremember
that some of thesematters are time sensitive and requirecompletion and/or filing bya
certain date. In particular, [describe time sensitive assignments and date they must be
completedand/or filed]. Ifthese mattersarenot completedwithin thetimeprovided,
penalties, loss of credit line, etc.]. It is[Client’s] sole responsibility to ensure that these
matters arecompleted and/orfiled ina timely fashion,and, asstated above,
[Accounting Firm]is not responsible for completing these tasks or ensuring their timely
completion or delivery.
This sentence could be replaced with “[Client] acknowledges that [Accounting Firm] does not possess
any of [Client’s] original documents.”
were properly due and paid.
result of [Client’s] failure to make timely payment.
[Client] alsoagreesthatitwillreimburse[AccountingFirm] forallcostsor
expenses incurred by[Accounting Firm]if it is called uponat any time in thefuture to
respond to inquiries from client’s affiliates, creditors or shareholders, any governmental
responding to any such inquiry at [Accounting Firm’s] normal hourly rates.
name of responsible person for Accounting Firm]. Although you may have dealt with
otherindividuals atthis firminthe past,allresponseswillcome from[insertname of
name of responsible person for Accounting Firm] will expedite our answer.
Please acknowledge your agreement with the foregoing by signing a copy of this
letter on the line provided below and returning it to me.
have any questions or we can be of further assistance.
Very truly yours,
Agreed and acknowledged: